Cookie Engineer's
Web Log.

Welcome to my Web Log. This Web Log mostly contains my thoughts about Network Security, Network Analysis and Software Architecture.

The idea is that I'm abusing this space to reflect on the Project Architectures when I happen to face some challenging problems. Well, that - or when I'm in the mood to brag about some nice new concepts or other things that I built with pride and prejudice.

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Enjoy your stay.

Web Log.

Implementer's Guide to SOCKS

A How-To Guide on building a SOCKS version 4/5 client and server from scratch, explaining related RFCs and potential quirks and problems with other implementations.

i3 Migration Guide

How to migrate from GNOME to i3, step by step with explanations for typical keybindings, configuration problems and status bar integrations.

Synaptics Touchpad on Linux

A How-To Configuration Guide for the legacy xf86-input-synaptics drivers on GNU/Linux systems.

Maintenance of Clearnets

A crash course in OSI layer theory, related bugs and exploits and what it means for the requirements of an Operating System and its software stack in order to improve anonymity in the face of god's eye like ISP overwatch scenarios.

Your Definition of Privacy is wrong

A reflection about Identity, Privacy and common misconceptions about fingerprinting and what it means to be undetected inside a swarm of watched and infiltrated devices.

Implementer's Guide to WebSockets

A How-To Guide on building a WebSocket version 13 client and server from scratch, explaining related RFCs and potential quirks and problems with other implementations.

Problems with Web Browsers

The evolution of the Web, its problems and a masterplan on how to improve it by building my own Web Browser.